Results show an increased risk of mortality and hospitalizations compared with late starts.
Only 9.5% of the study participants were told about the possibilities of overdiagnosis and overtreatment by their physicians.
A serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D level of 20 to 100 ng/mL has no significant association with kidney stone incidence.
Changes in body weight in advance of dialysis initiation are associated with significantly increased one-year mortality among nursing home residents.
They have a higher inpatient mortality risk and longer lengths of stay compared with those admitted on weekdays.
Trend may be due in part to changes in the management of bone mineral disease, researchers speculate.
Inflammation in prostate biopsy specimens is not a useful indicator in PCa screening, researchers conclude.